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What are cookies?

ꞌCookiesꞌ and similar technologies come within the scope of the EU directive on the protection of individualsꞌ privacy with regard to the processing of personal data in electronic communication.

Cookies are small text-files that serve the purpose of making a website capable of functioning. These cookies are not specific to individual people: they identify the computer and not that computer’s user. Session-cookies are only necessary during a given session of computer-use and are important to show all information correctly. A persistent cookie remains on the visitor’s computer until it is deleted.

Cookies neither reveal nor contain any personal data. Cookies cannot read out any information from your computer or work together with other cookies on your hard-disk.

Why do we use cookies?

We use these data exclusively in order to ensure the website’s functionality. Cookies enable us to make a smooth, problem-free visit to our website possible for you and also enable us to recognise you again, where applicable, when you visit us again at a later point in time.

As a matter of principle, we do not use cookies in order to collect person-specific information about our visitor; we also undertake an obligation not to make any evaluations of these data.

Web Analtyics

This website uses Google Analytics; Google Analytics functions on the basis of cookies. In summarised form, cookies store information about visitorsꞌ use of the website, including the number of pages called up, where the visitor is visiting from and the quantity of visits, in order to improve the website and to ensure a positive visit for the user. If you do not accept any cookies, no information will be stored.

More on this topic in our privacy policyHow can I decline to accept cookies and delete them?

After leaving our domain, session-cookies are deleted without there being any remaining trace of them. At any time, you can delete cookies yourself: this is because, where applicable, cookies are newly produced when the site is called up.

Please bear in mind that most browsers automatically accept cookies.

In your browser, you have the opportunity to decline to accept cookies; if you do so, you can continue to use our websites but there may be limitations in the way in which individual functions work.

In your mobile telephone’s manual, you can obtain further information about the use of cookies in the browsers of mobile telephones and about the possibilities for declining to accept them or for deleting them.